German Chocolate Cake

Baking By pennywells Updated 15 Jul 2008 , 1:33am by snarkybaker

pennywells Posted 15 Jul 2008 , 12:54am
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I want to use the 5 star german chocolate cake recipe here on CC but I can not get German Chocolate squares anywhere. Is their a substitution, can I use semi-sweet?

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snarkybaker Posted 15 Jul 2008 , 1:12am
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hersheys special dark is a good substitute for bakers german chocolate

jjkarm Posted 15 Jul 2008 , 1:22am
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Isn't German Chocolate a very mild chocolate? You could use semi-sweet or another dark chocolate, but I'd worry that it might be too strong. I'd probably substitute a milk chocolate. It just depends on what flavor your going for. thumbs_up.gif On the other hand....anything made with chocolate (it doesn't matter what kind) has to be wonderful!! icon_lol.gificon_lol.gificon_lol.gif

snarkybaker Posted 15 Jul 2008 , 1:33am
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special dark is sweeter than semi sweet, so it does a good job of substituting. We use it all the time in German Chocolate cake

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